5 Foods to Improve Memory and Brain Function!

Where did you put those car keys? Who moved the remote? Why is it that when you put your wallet or purse down in the same place for weeks and weeks but when you are in dire need of it and having to rush out the door then poof! It vanishes. Disappears. If this feels at all familiar then you are not alone. In fact, many of us suffer from lapses of memory and having the right nutrient rich ‘brain-foods’ can help boost your cerebral stamina.
A few brain exercises can help but it’s what you put in, that you get out, so check out the 5 nutritional options that can help you not just find your vanishing pens and socks but also keeps your mind younger and healthier! For more information, come in for a Nutritional Therapy and Advice session at al Covo. More...

10 Natural Ways to Alleviate Pain

Your head is aching – as if it’s splitting into two. Ibuprofen isn’t helping. You’re scared to take stronger medicines and you nauseate in the smell of topical rubs. What can you do?
Fortunately, you have plenty of alternatives. If you want a medication that is effective and doesn’t have side effects, then you must be looking for natural pain relievers! Whether it’s back pain, headache, cramps or fatigue, these natural remedies are sure to give you lasting comfort:
1.    Water, water, water! More...

How Music Therapy May Heal Forces Personnel

In 2012, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Department of Defence in the US has launched a music therapy programme intended for wounded military personnel and their families. The programme features services that use music to promote various aspects of the patient’s health – physical, emotional, mental, social, aesthetic, and spiritual.
Can this help UK soldiers too?
Definitely, it can. Although music therapy is relatively new as compared to the numerous established treatments for military personnel who have had serious mental problems such as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a growing body of research suggests that it can be an effective therapy as well. More...

About the author

Steve from AlcovoBorn in Worcestershire, and educated to second (Masters) degree in Geography, I worked in a corporate company before being inspired more fully into well-being from travels to the Eastern and Tropical countries of the Philippines, India, Kenya, the Maldives, Mauritius and Mozambique.

I gained an understanding of spas, treatments and clients along my way, and have developed this into my own practice, al Covo, to which I welcome you warmly. I pride myself on al Covo's warmth, peaceful aura, hygiene and thoroughness.

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